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2 WH Boys State delegates become officers

John Lytle, left, and Yinghan Chen, center, White Hall High School delegates to Arkansas Boys State, receive a tour of the Capitol by the state Auditor Andrea Lea. Chen, who was elected Boys State auditor, appointed Lytle assistant auditor. The two were among Boys State delegates at the University of Central Arkansas in June. (Special to The Commercial)

Babe Ruth World Series games postponed

The punishing heat of early August has, so far, stayed away from the Babe Ruth 14-year-old World Series. That was still the case on Wednesday, but weather still wreaked havoc on the national showcase, forcing the postponement of the day’s scheduled games.

White Hall takes late-night contest

Due to extra innings from the previous game, and the Babe Ruth 14-year-old World Series opening-day ceremony, the start of the game between White Hall and Portland, Maine, was pushed back two hours, and it started after 9 p.m.

WH food safety reports

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.

Gandy honors March students

Gandy Elementary School in White Hall named the following Students of the Month for March: bottom row, Paisley Ewell, Abbey Yelverton, Sher Pearce, Ainsley Brooks, Maddie Wilkinson, Ayden Dixon; middle row, Tres Kurz, Gabby Kelley, Kylee Hulsey, Abbi Bonnette, Allie Clevenger, Imani Agulefo, Laura Beth Parker; top row, Payam Garner, Meet Patel, Haley Luker, Mikenzi Spichtig, Kaylin Smith and Ethan Hartley. (Special to The Commercial)

Taylor names presidential award honorees

Several students qualified for the Presidential Academic Excellence Award at G.R. Taylor Elementary. They maintained a 3.5 grade point average or higher and scored above 85 percentile on the I.O.W.A. exam. They are, front row, Isabella Soto, Grey Shaner, Hope Mincy, Emma Rongey; back row, Sydney Norman, Abigail Hornbeck, Samara Pendergrass and Anna Herrin. (Special to The Commercial)

Gandy honors April students

Gandy Elementary School in White Hall named the following Students of the Month for April: bottom row, Connor Menard, Ricky Christian, Breyanna Howard, Sebastian Quintero, Katelynn Dutton; middle row, Dante Kurz, Cadence Caldwell, Kylee Branch, Justin Nicholson, Andrew Sidarous; and top row, Piper Smith, Dhara Patel, Da’ Kya Crift, Blaine Hulsey and Braylon Johnson. (Special to The Commercial)